Submit report on present situation of commodity prices in 3 days: Cabinet
The cabinet today (May 19, 2022) directed the finance and commerce ministries along with Bangladesh Bank to prepare a report within three days on the present situation of the prices of essentials for the next course of action to tackle the challenges to emerge as the outcome of Russia-Ukraine war and Covid-19 pandemic.
"Finance Ministry, Commerce Ministry and Bangladesh Bank will give a comprehensive picture within two-three days," said Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam while briefing reporters at Bangladesh Secretariat after a meeting of the cabinet.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina chaired the cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's Office.
The cabinet secretary also said the commerce minister, finance minister and secretaries of both ministries have been asked to take comprehensive steps to prepare the report.
He also mentioned that the matter of dollar price will also be in that comprehensive report.